Sports Current Affairs- March 26, 2021
Sports Current Affairs plays an important role in the preparation of students participating in the various competitive exams.
1- Kidambi Srikanth in the men’s categgory, Saina Nehwal and Ira Sharma in the women’s section entered the quarter-finals of the Orleans Masters Super 1000 badminton tournament in Orleans (France).
2-Nkrumah Bonner’s maiden Test century(113 not out) helped West Indies to a draw against Sri Lanka at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
3-Germany’s 3-0 victory over Iceland helped it to reach the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.
4-Sanjeev Rajput and Tejaswini Sawant of India’s mixed team won gold in the 50m rifle 3 positions at the shooting World Cup in New Delhi.
5- According to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Navi Mumbai(The DY Patil Stadium), Ahmedabad(TransStadia), Bhubaneswar(Kalinga Stadium) will host 2022 women’s Asian Cup.
6-Rishabh Pant has replaced the injured Shreyas Iyer in the second ODI against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
7-The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) website has called Virat Kohli’s dropped catch in 1st ODI as brilliant fielding effort.
8-Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell making centuries each and a five-wicket haul from James Neesham helped NZ to beat Bangladesh by 164-run in the third ODI at the Basin Reserve.
9- MMRT- Madras Motor Race Track
10-Delhi Capitals (DC) has announced nachos brand Cornitos as official snack partner of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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11-K.L. Rahul’s fifth ODI century and Rishabh Pant’s quickfire 77 helped India to score 336/6 in the second One-day International series match against England.
12-India’s Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy have reached women’s doubles semis in the Orelans Masters badminton.
13-India batsman K.L. Rahul has put fingers in his ears after scoring his fifth ODI century. He has wanted to neglect people bringing him down
14-Harshini N won both the singles and doubles title in the AITA CS7 U-14 tennis tournament in Bengaluru.
15-The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has postponed next month’s National Championships due to rising Corona cases.
16-India captain Virat Kohli has been dismissed three times by England leg-spinner Adil Rashid.
17- Shotgun shooter Kynan Chenai missed chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
18-Jonny Bairstow (124 runs) and Ben Stokes (99 runs) helped England to win against India and win the second One-day International by six wickets at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
19-Para javelin thrower Sumit Antil of Haryana has broken the world record twice in the F-64 category.
20-The Senior National Chess Championship has been postponed indefinitely due to Covid-19.
21-The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Academy won Junior Women’s Academy hockey title.
22-Haryana with six gold medals won the sub-junior cadet freestyle event of the National Wrestling Championship in Chandigarh.
23-England all-rounder Ben Stokes said England’s fearless cricket has helped them defeating India in the second match in Pune.
24-India’s fourth seed Saina Nehwal, women’s doubles pair( eighth-seeded) Ashwini Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy have reached semi-final of the Orleans Masters Super 100 badminton tournament.